This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 11 Mar 2013

This is a roundup of all the Titanium Mobile development news I’ve gathered from the Twittersphere and Interwebs for the past week.

News

Appcelerator shared another whitepaper on the mobile enterprise lifecycle.

Get an update on the status for Lanica’s Platino Beta for game development using Titanium.

Appcelerator recorded their webinar on “Clearing the First App Hurdle” to help new developers get started.

Tips

Two new gists from FokkeZB:
– Passing through event listeners to a view element in your TiAlloy widgets.
– Who said you can’t do padding in Appcelerator Titanium?

David Bankier shared alloy.jmk for better Alloy integration with TiShadow.

Ben Bahrenburg blogged an easy way of Generating GUIDs in JavaScript.

A recap of a way to perform HTTP communication for your apps.

Can I interest you in a Parallax effect with Titanium scrollable view? Check out the video.

Check out the latest Titanium book (Patterns and Best Practices) from Trevor Ward and Boydlee Pollentine – now available.

More NodeJS libraries for Titanium Appcelerator Net (tcp), Streams (Node v0.9.x), Buffers and more are now all ported. (Work in Progress)

The Titanium Ninja uploaded his tiConf 2013 presentation about Titanium Modules.

Take a look at the Vimeo page with all the tiConf sessions for 2013. Make sure you come back often as more videos will be uploaded…

Modules and Widgets

There’s a new update for the TiDraggable module in Titanium. It includes bug fixes and a new ‘isDraggable’ property.

Get global styling functionality that is powered by UIAppearance on iOS.

Apps

Here’s a look behind the scenes on how Baboon Media created the Secrets Resorts & Spas experience for the iPad.

Effing Weather is a humourous take on a weather app.

The Memefy iPad app has been open sourced on GitHub.

MarketJournal was named the No.1 farming app. (built on the Appcelerator platform)

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Jeff

Jeff Bonnes is the Founder of Geeks Inc. with 20 years experience in the IT industry. He has been developing data driven website since 1995 using technologies like C, Java, Grails, and NodeJS. He has worked in a wide range of industries including Local Government, Finance, Document management, and Online Communities. He discovered Appcelerator Titanium at version 0.8, and has not looked back. His passion is working with smart people to ship innovative solutions.